2014-2-AIMS

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__NOTITLE__ Studying Bachelor of Arts. This is the Academic Integrity Module for Students unit from Macquarie University. Undertaken Study Period 2, 2014. Content is quoted and/or summarised from the university website in fair dealing for purpose of research or study. See also: StudyWISE.

2014/2 Academic Integrity Module for Students

The Academic Integrity Module for Students is a Learning Skills iLearn resource specifically designed to help you learn about:

  1. What "academic integrity" is and why it's important
  2. Acceptable and unacceptable academic behaviours at university
  3. What 'plagiarism' is and key strategies to avoid it
  4. Your responsibilities in relation to academic integrity and your rights under the Macquarie University Academic Honesty Policy.

Once you enrol in the Academic Integrity Module for Students, you can access it from your iLearn course list under the category "Student Support".

Academic Integrity at Macquarie University

Self Assessment Quiz: How much do I know about academic integrity?

Quiz Results

You have an understanding of some of the concepts of academic integrity. However, you should complete Topics 1-3 so that you do not miss any important points that could cause you to lose marks on your assignments. After that, you can attempt the Mastery Quiz.

Academic Integrity for Students

Notes

What is "Academic Integrity"?

After completing this topic, you should be able to:

  • explain what "academic integrity" is and why this concept is important at university
  • differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable academic behaviour at university

Notes

  1. What is academic integrity? (original)
  2. Why is academic integrity important? (original)
  3. Quiz: what kinds of academic behaviour are not acceptable?
  4. Quiz: is this academic behaviour acceptable? (original)

What can I do to avoid plagiarism?

After completing this topic, you should be able to:

  • state clearly what 'plagiarism' is
  • recognise what is plagiarism and what is not plagiarism
  • explain some strategies for avoiding plagiarism
  • explain what Turnitin is and why this software is often used for assignment submission

Notes

  1. Plagiarism FAQ (original)
  2. Quiz: key terms (original)
  3. Quiz: plagiarism quiz (original)
  4. Turnitin FAQ (original)

What are my responsibilities and rights as a Macquarie University student?

After completing this topic, you should be able to:

  • state your responsibilities in relation to academic integrity
  • state your rights under the Macquarie University Academic Honesty Policy
  • find the information you need to deal with disciplinary action/penalties and grievances.

Notes

  1. Your responsibilities in relation to academic integrity (original)
  2. Guidelines about proofreading, editing and assignment feedback (original)
  3. Your rights in relation to academic integrity (original)

Have I learned enough about academic integrity?

To check your overall understanding of the topics covered in this module click on the link below and try the Mastery Quiz. The link is only accessible after you complete the Self-assessment Quiz at the beginning of the module.

After you have completed the Mastery Quiz, watch the short video "What next?" to finish this module.

Notes

  1. Mastery Quiz: how much do you know about academic integrity? (original)

Additional resources and information

Looking for more tips and strategies to help you demonstrate academic integrity in your assignments?

TODO: Update the links to StudyWISE to reference this wiki.

Avoiding plagiarism
Referencing conventions and acknowledging sources
How to incorporate academic sources in your writing
Paraphrasing
Time management
Turnitin